Matt Breen covers the Phillies from the majors to the minors.

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Phillies rally past Mets as Maikel Franco homers again

The third baseman’s recent performances should earn him back a starting spot in the near future.

Phillies manager Gabe Kapler ejected for second time in four games

Kapler disagreed with home-plate umpire Joe West's strike call during a Scott Kingery at-bat.

The Phillies lost seven straight games, so Brad Miller bought lucky bamboo in Chinatown

Usually reliant on analytics, the Phillies are willing to test alternatives to break a slump

The Phillies offensive approach is flawed. They’re changing it.

The Phillies broke out a curveball machine at Monday's batting practice, but it will take more than a different approach in BP to fix the team's struggles at the plate.

Gabe Kapler won’t be fired this season, GM Matt Klentak says

Klentak is committed to Kapler throughout the rest of the season: “Gabe Kapler is our manager and our staff is our staff.”

Mets come to Philly after trying to fight a beat writer | Extra Innings

Things got a bit heated in the New York clubhouse after a loss Sunday to the Cubs.

Phillies manager Gabe Kapler: Cesar Hernandez’s lack of hustle will be ‘addressed with authority’

Hernandez’ mishap came just three days after Jean Segura had to settle for a single against Washington after not sprinting out of the batter’s box.

Phillies lose to Marlins, Gabe Kapler gets ejected, and team’s collapse intensifies

The Phillies have to win nearly 60 percent of their final 86 games to finish with 90 wins. Time is running out if they hope to compete for a division crown.

Phillies manager Gabe Kapler ejected from game against Marlins, kicks dirt on umpire

Gabe Kapler may have found a way to win over the Philadelphia fans.

Phillies fall to the lowly Marlins at home, waste Aaron Nola gem

The Phillies have lost five straight and nine of their last 11. They are 6-12 this month as they seem to be free-falling in June just as they did last September when they plunged out of the race for the division title.